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[texts]Sweeyabhavana - vikasam - P.V.Krishna Rao
The book deals with the concept of self and its development
Keywords: Self-concept Child psychology
Downloads: 53
[texts]Self knowledge : a treatise, shewing the nature and benefit of that important science, and the way to attain it ; intermixed with various reflections and observations on human nature - Mason, John, 1706-1763
Caption title: A treatise of self knowledge
Keywords: Ethics; Self Concept
Downloads: 150
[texts]As a matter of course - Call, Annie Payson, 1853-1940
Condition reviewed
Keywords: Attitude; Adaptation, Psychological; Self Concept
Downloads: 6
[texts]Memory Self - T.Collins Logan
Drawing on entertaining and sometimes harrowing stories from his childhood, T.Collins Logan explores the structure and meaning of memory and its relationship to personal identity in his life. First he develops a simplified cognitive model of memory, integrating other memory systems - such as somatic and spiritual - into a dynamic landscape, the memory field. He then introduces an integral method of consciously influencing these memory systems over time, active memory reorganization (AMR)...
Keywords: psychology; self-concept; integral lifework; memory
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[movies]Body Politics - Beth Mattison
Three visual poems by young women (11 and 12 yr olds) about their relationships with their own and other people's hands, eyes and hair.
Keywords: body image; positive self concept; diversity
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[movies]Body Politics - Beth Mattison
Three visual poems by young women (11 and 12 yr olds) about their relationships with their own and other people's hands, eyes and hair.
Keywords: body image; positive self-concept; diversity
Downloads: 632
[texts]ERIC ED266358: Self-Concept: An Operational Model for Educators. - ERIC
This document begins by discussing the important role self-concept plays in a student's academic achievement, social adjustment, and physical capability. A perceptual notion of self-concept is defined as awareness through senses. An operational notion of self-concept is defined as self-descriptive behaviors. Literature is reviewed which defines self-concept and concludes that measurement of different definitions are difficult to perform...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Children; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Social Adjustment
[texts]Adjustment of growth hormone deficient children : parent, teacher, peer, and self-perceptions - Lewis, Carol
Keywords: Growth Disorders--Child; Growth Disorders--Infant; Self Concept--Child; Self Concept--Infant
Downloads: 116
[texts]ERIC ED286300: Academic Self-Concept of Gifted and Average Achieving Students: A Two Year Study. - ERIC
The study is described which compared school-related self-perceptions of ability of 29 gifted and 71 average-achieving intermediate students over a 2-year period. The Student's Perception of Ability Scale was administered at the beginning and end of grade 6 and at the end of grade 7. The scale contains six subscales: perception of general ability, perception of arithmetic ability, general school satisfaction, perception of reading and spelling ability, perception of penmanship and neatness, and ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Gifted; Intermediate Grades; Self Concept
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[texts]ERIC ED272779: The Self in Decision Making and Decision Implementation. - ERIC
Since the early 1950's the principal prescriptive model in the psychological study of decision making has been maximization of Subjective Expected Utility (SEU). This SEU maximization has come to be regarded as a description of how people go about making decisions. However, while observed decision processes sometimes resemble the SEU model, decisions appear to be made in an intuitive manner much more frequently...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cognitive Style; Decision Making; Psychology; Self Concept; Theories
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[texts]ERIC ED304630: An Overview of Self-Concept Theory for Counselors. Highlights: An ERIC/CAPS Digest. - ERIC
This overview of the self-concept theory describes how people organize and interpret their personal existence. It discusses the beginnings and recent history of the self-concept theory, and presents three major qualities of self-concept: that it is learned, organized, and dynamic. It asserts that individuals have relatively boundless potential for developing a positive and realistic self-concept. (NB)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Counselor Role; Individual Development; Influences; Self Concept; Theories
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[texts]1. Humanities THE ROLE OF SOCIO ECONOMIC BACKGROUND Igbo, Janet Ngozi - Igbo J. N, Okafor, Rita A & Eze, J. U
This study investigated the influence of socio-economic background on self-concept and academic achievement of senior secondary (SS) school II students in Aguata education zone of Anambra State Nigeria. Two research questions and two null hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance guided the study. Ex-post facto design was used for the study. A sample of 300 SSII students was randomly selected from ten co-educational secondary schools...
Keywords: Socio Economic Background; Self Concept; Academic Achievement; Family
Downloads: 7
[texts]Perceptions of stigmatization, attributional style and adjustment in adolescents with craniofacial conditions. - Usitalo, Ann Marie
Keywords: Research; Craniofacial Abnormalities--Adolescent; Craniofacial Abnormalities--psychology; Self Concept
Downloads: 167
[texts]ERIC ED353509: The Gender Role/Self-Concept Link: Looking beyond the College Sophomore. - ERIC
Most of the research findings on the relationship between traditional gender-role traits and self-concept suggest that only traditionally masculine traits relate significantly to a positive self-concept for both males and females. This research has been limited in two ways. First, most studies have used student samples; second, most have used single-score measures of self-concept. The present study addresses those limitations by testing relationships between gender-role traits and a broad spectr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Personality Traits; Self Concept; Sex Role
Downloads: 13
[texts]Self-esteem and social support in adolescents with cystic fibrosis - Kelton-Brand, Ana
Keywords: Cystic Fibrosis--Adolescent; Self Concept--Adolescent; Social Environment
Downloads: 117
[texts]Importance and Contribution of Field Placement - Helene S. Wallach, David Yagil
We examined if supervision of students performing field placement can enhance self concept. Third year Psychology (22) and Criminology (48) students took part in supervised field placement and filled out SDQ III, at the beginning and end of school year. Compared to first year students who did not take part in field placement, Psychology students reduced physical ability self concept, Criminology students reduced general self concept and total self concept, and combined group improved mathematica...
Keywords: Field Placement; Practicum; Clinical Training; Self-Concept; Self Confidence
Downloads: 77
[texts]ERIC ED310318: Trait Distinctiveness in the Ideal-Self Concept. - ERIC
College students (N=98) made self-reference judgments about the same 120 trait adjectives from two perspectives, once in terms of the "real" self and once in terms of the "ideal" self. Traits could then be separated into four categories of distinctiveness: those descriptive of both real and ideal self-concepts; those descriptive of real self only; those descriptive of ideal self only; and those in neither the real nor ideal self-concept...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Students; Congruence (Psychology); Higher Education; Identification (Psychology); Personality Traits; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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[texts]ERIC ED314375: The Impact of Mentoring on First Year Teachers. - ERIC
This study examined the relationships between self-concepts of beginning teachers as measured before and after internship experiences with mentors. The expectations and attitudes of 138 beginning teachers participating in the Indiana Beginning Teacher Internship Program were sought before and after participation. Instruments used in the study were the Self-Perception Inventory and Beginning Teachers' Questionnaires...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Beginning Teachers; Elementary Education; Internship Programs; Mentors; Program Attitudes; Program Effectiveness; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Teaching Experience
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[texts]ERIC ED319163: Self Concept: Learning Disabled vs. Non-Learning Disabled College Students. - ERIC
Learning disabled (LD) (N=16) and non-learning disabled (non-LD) (N=16) college students completed the Tennessee Self-Concept Scale and were compared with regard to various aspects of self-concept. Mean scores of LD students were higher than those of non-LD subjects on the overall scale and all eight subscales, but differences between group means were significant only on the subscale measuring ethical-moral self-concept...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Students; Comparative Analysis; Ethics; Higher Education; Learning Disabilities; Moral Values; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED252600: Age and Sex Effects in Multiple Dimensions of Preadolescent Self-Concept. - ERIC
Age and sex effects in multiple dimensions of self-concept were examined in responses by 3,562 preadolescent students (grades 2 to 6) to the Self Description Questionnaire (SDQ). A factor analysis of responses clearly identified the seven facets of self-concept which the SDQ is designed to measure: physical ability, physical appearance, peer relations, parent relations, reading, math, and general-school...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Age Differences; Children; Cognitive Development; Elementary Education; Factor Analysis; Foreign Countries; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Sex Differences
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[texts]ERIC ED389962: Assessment of Self-Concept. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
Self-concept is one of the most popular ideas in psychological literature. Unfortunately, it is also an illusive and often poorly defined construct. Before attempting to assess self-concept, counseling practitioners or researchers must first clarify for themselves what they mean by "self-concept" and then choose a method or instrument consistent with that definition. Perhaps one of the most important distinctions that differentiates various conceptualizations is whether self-concept is viewed as...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Affective Measures; Evaluation Methods; Personality Assessment; Personality Measures; Psychological Evaluation; Q Methodology; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Testing
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[texts]ERIC ED252529: Masculinity, Femininity and Androgyny: Their Relations to Multiple Dimensions of Self-Concept. - ERIC
Masculinity (M) and Femininity (F) were related to multiple dimensions of self-concept for responses from 962 high school students. Androgyny theory predicts that F, as well as M, will contribute positively and uniquely to self-concept, but previous research has typically found that the contribution of F is nil or even negative after controlling for the contribution of M. However, in the present research, M scores and F scores each contributed positively and uniquely to the prediction of self-co...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Androgyny; Females; Femininity; Foreign Countries; High Schools; Males; Masculinity; Models; Personality Studies; Personality Traits; Predictor Variables; Psychometrics; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Sex Role; Social Values
[texts]ERIC ED250396: The Florida KEY: An Instrument to Infer Student Self-Concept as Learner in Grades One through Six. Manual. - ERIC
The purpose of the Florida KEY is to provide teachers with a single instrument to infer self-concept as learner of students in grades 1-6. The KEY identifies selected behaviors of students who seem to possess positive and realistic self-concepts in the area of school success. The KEY contains 23 interrogative items that describe student behavior in a classroom. Factor analyses have supported the original factor structure of relating, asserting, investing, and coping...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Rating Scales; Elementary Education; Factor Structure; Scoring; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Student Behavior; Test Interpretation; Test Items; Test Manuals; Test Reliability; Test Validity
[texts]ERIC ED253568: Multidimensional Self-Concepts, Masculinity and Femininity as a Function of Women's Involvement in Athletics. - ERIC
Measures of multidimensional self-concepts (Self Description Questionnaire III), masculinity (M), and femininity (F) (Australian Sex Role Scale) were completed by high school women athletes and nonathletes, and by young adult women athletes and nonathletes. Women athletes in both age groups had substantially higher scores in masculinity and self-concept of physical ability, but did not differ substantially from nonathletes in femininity and in other areas of self-concept...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Androgyny; Athletes; Females; Femininity; Foreign Countries; High Schools; Higher Education; Masculinity; Multivariate Analysis; Psychometrics; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Sex Stereotypes; Validity
[texts]ERIC ED251271: Multidimensional Self-Concepts: The Effect of Participation in an Outward Bound Program. - ERIC
Questionnaires were administered to 361 participants of a standard 26-day Australian Outward Bound Program to examine systematic change and stabiltiy in multiple dimensions of self-concept, to test hypothesized effects of Outward Bound participation on self-concept, and to explore methodological issues in such studies. The participants (aged 16-31, 75% male) had taken 1 of 10 standard residential Outward Bound courses offered between November 1982 and May 1983...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Adults; Adventure Education; Foreign Countries; Locus of Control; Outcomes of Education; Outdoor Education; Participant Satisfaction; Program Effectiveness; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures
[texts]ERIC ED293184: Inclusion Expectancies of the Adolescent Handicapped as They Interact with Teachers and Peers. - ERIC
By the mid-1970s, several pieces of federal legislation were passed requiring that handicapped or exceptional children be educated "in the least restrictive environment." The resulting "mainstreaming" of special children in regular classrooms has caused certain expectancies and special inclusion needs. To find out more about the perceptions of mainstreamed children a study examined interpersonal needs and expectations among students in grades 6 to 8...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescent Development; Disabilities; Educational Research; Elementary Education; Mainstreaming; Middle Schools; Normalization (Handicapped); Q Methodology; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Special Education; Speech Communication
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[texts]ERIC ED313492: Characteristics of Continuation High School Students. - ERIC
This document reports on a study of the self-concept of students enrolled in a continuation high school. A random sample of 40 students was selected from a school of 190 students. All were administered the Piers-Harris Children's Self Concept Scale to determine their feelings about themselves, and an author-prepared questionnaire to determine their feelings on a wide range of areas. The following findings are discussed: (1) analysis of responses to the Piers-Harris Scale indicates that the self-...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Continuation Students; Dropout Programs; High Schools; Nontraditional Education; Psychological Studies; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Stress Variables; Student Characteristics
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[texts]ERIC ED328827: Counseling To Enhance Self-Esteem. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
This digest reviews current literature on self-esteem, addressing its defining characteristics, discussing its importance, citing significant research findings on the development and benefits of self-esteem, and providing suggestions for counselors who seek to enhance their clients' self-esteem. Five references are included. (TE)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adoption (Ideas); Counseling Techniques; Counselor Role; Personality Development; Self Actualization; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Efficacy; Self Esteem; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Youth Problems
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[texts]ERIC ED243914: Relationships among Dimensions of Self-Attribution, Dimensions of Self-Concept and Academic Achievements. - ERIC
In a sample of 559 fifth-grade students, measures were collected to assess: (1) dimensions of self-attribution for causes of academic outcomes; (2) multiple dimensions of self-concept; and (3) academic achievements. The empirically-derived dimensions of academic self-attribution replicated and extended results of previous research, but failed to support bipolar dimensions (e.g., internal-external, stable-unstable) found when characteristics of the attributional situation are manipulated...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Ability; Academic Achievement; Attribution Theory; Foreign Countries; Grade 5; Individual Differences; Intermediate Grades; Locus of Control; Psychological Characteristics; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures
[texts]ERIC ED242755: Developmental and Sex Differences in the Early Mentions of Kindergarten through Twelfth Graders' Spontaneous Self-Perceptions: Implications for Educational Research and Practice. - ERIC
Reactive scales dominate the self-concept field. Using these instruments leaves two questions unanswered. First, if left to his/her own devices would the individual even think of him/herself in terms of that dimension? Second, what are the dimensions in terms of which individuals do think of themselves? With these two questions in mind, 536 kindergarten through 12th-graders were asked the single question: "Tell me about yourself?" All statements in every student's protocol were analyzed on the b...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Age Differences; Data Collection; Developmental Stages; Educational Practices; Educational Research; Elementary Secondary Education; Interviews; Perception; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem; Sex Differences
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[texts]ERIC ED235184: The Assessment of Self Concepts of Educational Achievement by a Criterion Referenced Approach. - ERIC
Self-concept ideas can be reformulated and integrated into an objectives oriented model of school learning. Bloom's model (1976) involving mastery learning already incorporates self-concept elements, but needs to be developed theoretically to include norm-referenced as well as criterion-referenced approaches to assessing self-concepts. This involves reconceptualizing self-concepts in perceived self-efficacy, a notion derived from Bandura's (1977) social learning theory...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Adolescents; Case Studies; Computation; Criterion Referenced Tests; Learning Disabilities; Norm Referenced Tests; Performance Factors; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Spelling
[texts]ERIC ED253896: Self-concept, Communication Apprehension and Self-confrontation: A Relational Study. - ERIC
A study examined the relationship between the personality constructs of self-concept and communication apprehension and the use of self-confrontation (self-viewing of videotaped speeches) as a potential self-concept enhancement strategy. The question of whether the constructs of self-concept and communication apprehension overlap was investigated for both theoretical and empirical support, and both constructs were, additionally, related to the intervening self-confrontation variable...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Students; Communication Apprehension; Communication Research; Higher Education; Personality Development; Personality Traits; Public Speaking; Research Methodology; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Speech Instruction; Student Improvement
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[texts]ERIC ED222935: Student Self-Concept Modification in Communication Courses: An Exploration of the Sources of Conflicting Findings. - ERIC
A study was conducted to test four hypotheses concerning modification of student self-concept in communication courses: (1) different kinds of training affect student self-concept in different ways, (2) scale bias affects measurement of student self-concept, (3) male and female self-concepts change differently, and (4) course grade affects student self-concept. Four different instruments were administered among subjects drawn from communication, freshman English, psychology, and biology courses...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Change; College Students; Communication Apprehension; Communication Research; Higher Education; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Speech Communication; Speech Curriculum; Student Attitudes; Student Improvement; Test Reliability
[texts]ERIC ED226263: Changes in Self-Definition: A Self-Evaluation Maintenance Strategy. - ERIC
This paper describes the Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model (SEM), developed by psychologists to learn more about stability and change in self-definition. An initial section discusses the situational-motivational processes assumed necessary for individuals to maintain a positive self-evaluation, i.e., a reflection process and a comparison process. Experimental tests of the model along with research results are explained...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Change; Congruence (Psychology); Emotional Response; Models; Performance Factors; Personality Change; Psychology; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Situational Tests; Social Behavior
[texts]ERIC ED369022: Comparison of Familial and Cognitive Factors Associated with Male and Female Self-Esteem. - ERIC
Studies have indicated that parental authority may or may not modify adolescent self-esteem (SE). This study drew on 343 college students to determine the relationship of adolescents' self-esteem to three familial variables: (1) parental permissiveness; (2) authoritarianism; and (3) authoritativeness, and three cognitive variables: (1) high standards; (2) self-criticism; (3) and overgeneralization...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cognitive Mapping; College Students; Expectation; Higher Education; Parent Attitudes; Parent Child Relationship; Self Actualization; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem; Sex Differences
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[texts]ERIC ED385516: Interactive Perceptual Psychology: The Human Psychology That Mirrors the Naturalness of Human Behavior. - ERIC
This study presents results of research on the impact of Interactive Perceptual Psychology (IPP) on teachers. IPP is the psychology showing human behavior as the sum of internal energy derived from thinking, feeling, and acting. This energy comes from the interaction among 10 receptors found within each human being: (1) "man's" will; (2) internal motivation; (3) psychological dimensions; (4) learning styles; (5) cognitive development; (6) belief structures; (7) physiological needs; (8) social/em...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Psychological Studies; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Efficacy; Teacher Behavior; Teacher Burnout; Teacher Morale; Teacher Motivation
Downloads: 8
[texts]ERIC ED389038: Racial Group Orientation and Self-Concept: Examining the Relationship Using Meta-Analysis. - ERIC
An empirical summary of 33 studies considers the relationship between racial group orientation and self-concept of an individual. This issue represents a fundamental assumption of afrocentric education practices, that the racial group orientation of the individual is related to the self-esteem of the individual. The results demonstrate a positive relationship between the degree to which a person has a positive orientation towards his or her own racial group and the person's level of self-esteem...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Afrocentrism; Communication Research; Ethnic Groups; Ethnic Relations; Ethnocentrism; Group Membership; Literature Reviews; Meta Analysis; Racial Identification; Racial Relations; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Efficacy
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED210306: Self-concept: The Construct Validity of the Self Description Questionnaire. - ERIC
The Self Description Questionnaire (SDQ) is a multidimensional instrument designed to measure seven facets of self-concept hypothesized in Shavelson's hierarchical model. The SDQ, along with measures of attributions and academic achievement, was administered to primary school students from two quite diverse populations. Separate factor analyses of responses from the two groups were quite similar and clearly demonstrated the seven factors that the SDQ is designed to measure...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Factor Structure; Foreign Countries; Intermediate Grades; Locus of Control; Private Schools; Public Schools; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Sex Differences; Test Validity
[texts]ERIC ED211581: Multitrait-multimethod Analyses of the Self Description Questionnaire: Student-Teacher Agreement on Multidimensional Ratings of Student Self-concept. - ERIC
The Self Description Questionnaire (SDQ) is a multidimensional instrument designed to measure seven facets of self-concept hypothesized in Shavelson's hierarchical model. Fifth and sixth grade students completed the SDQ and several other instruments. Factor analysis of their responses clearly demonstrated the seven factors that the SDQ was designed to measure. Teachers were also asked to evaluate each student's self-concept along the same seven dimensions, and a multitrait-multimethod analysis o...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Factor Analysis; Foreign Countries; Intermediate Grades; Reading Achievement; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Sex Differences; Student Attitudes; Teacher Attitudes; Test Validity
[texts]ERIC ED242786: Multidimensional Self-Concepts; Relationships with Inferred Self-Concepts and Academic Achievement. - ERIC
Multiple dimensions of self-concept, inferred self-concepts based upon responses by peers and by teachers, and academic achievement measures were collected in a sample of 559 fifth grade students. Exploratory/conventional factor analyses of responses to the Self Description Questionnaire (SDQ) clearly identified the eight facets of self-concept that the instrument was designed to measure and confirmatory factor analyses demonstrated the factor loadings to be reasonably invariant for self-report ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Factor Analysis; Factor Structure; Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Significant Others; Test Construction
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[texts]ERIC ED358963: The Self-Perception of Competence by Canadian and Chinese Children. - ERIC
This study investigated cultural differences in self-perception of competence and mathematics achievement in Canadian and Chinese elementary school students. The Self-Perception Profile for Children (SPPC) was administered to 125 fourth-grade Canadian children randomly selected from schools in an urban school district. The SPPC was translated into Chinese and administered to a comparative sample of 128 children from Chinese-speaking schools in Hong Kong...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Cross Cultural Studies; Cultural Differences; Elementary School Students; Foreign Countries; Grade 4; Intermediate Grades; Mathematics Achievement; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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[texts]ERIC ED326951: Baseline Data on School Climate, Classroom Climate, and Self Concept as a Learner in Schools Using School Based Decision Making. - ERIC
A pilot program based on a school-based decision making model (SBDM) implemented in eight inner city schools is evaluated in this report. The relationships between program effectiveness and school climate, between teacher characteristics and teacher perceptions of school climate, and between student characteristics and student perceptions of school climate are examined. Three instruments are applied to assess school climate, classroom climate, and self-concept: the Tennessee School Climate Inven...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Environment; Elementary Secondary Education; Institutional Characteristics; Institutional Environment; Organizational Climate; Program Evaluation; School Based Management; School Effectiveness; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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[texts]ERIC ED369520: Kindergartners' Self-Concepts and Perceptions of Peer Interactions. - ERIC
A study examined kindergartners' self-concepts and their perceptions of interactions with peers. Subjects were 345 kindergarten children from one socioeconomically mixed district. Children were asked to identify whether or not they perceived themselves to be part of the group and whether or not they wanted to be part of the group. Responses were analyzed in relationship to the child's self-concept, as determined by the Woolner Preschool Self-Concept Picture Test...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childhood Attitudes; Group Dynamics; Interpersonal Relationship; Kindergarten Children; Peer Relationship; Primary Education; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED214301: Evaluation of a Course for Women in Educational Administration. - ERIC
To address the differing experiences and needs of women who are potential administrators and to examine the barriers to their success, the Hofstra University Department of Educational Administration initiated an intensive workshop called "Women in School Administration" in 1980. The authors begin this evaluation of the workshops by discussing the need for the course and the internal and external barriers facing women administrators...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Development; Course Evaluation; Educational Administration; Faculty Promotion; Higher Education; Management Development; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Women Faculty; Workshops
[texts]ERIC ED224791: The Effects of High Adventure Activities on Adolescent Self-Concept: A Comparison of Situationally Specific Self-Concept Measurements and Global Self-Concept Measurements. - ERIC
Changes in adolescents' self concept as a result of participation in a camping program were studied. Subjects were 57 males and females, aged 14-18, who spent 9 weeks with the Man and His Land program, travelling on eight camping expeditions. Three hypotheses were tested through pre-, mid-, and posttests: (1) Differences would be shown in pre- and posttest global self-concept and self-esteem measures; (2) Differences would be seen between global prettest and situationally specific midtests; and ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Adventure Education; Attitude Change; Camping; Risk; Secondary Education; Secondary School Students; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem; Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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[texts]ERIC ED211546: Reflections: Self Concept Development for Teachers and Students. - ERIC
This resource booklet presents information on self concept, its effect on students and teachers, and its treatment in the classroom. The first section covers self concept theories, characteristics of the self, personality theories and self concept, and the development of the self concept. The educational implications of self concept are discussed in the second section. Relationships among teacher self concept, student self concept, academic achievement, and teacher effectiveness are detailed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Change; Concept Formation; Peer Relationship; Personality Development; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Stress Variables; Student Attitudes; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Effectiveness
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[texts]ERIC ED389395: Assessment of Parental and Adolescent Verbal Interactions. - ERIC
Verbal interactions between adolescents and their parents may affect adolescents' self-esteem and self-concept. The current development of an instrument, the Verbal Interaction Questionnaire (VIQ), was designed to measure adolescents' perceptions of their parents verbal interactions with them. Noting that the relationship between adolescents' perceptions and their parents' perceptions of verbal interactions remains unavailable in the VIQ, the VIQ was modified to assess more thoroughly the famili...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Anger; Conflict; Depression (Psychology); Parent Attitudes; Parent Child Relationship; Parenting Styles; Parents; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Esteem; Verbal Communication
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[texts]ERIC ED369028: Trait Ambiguity and Controllability in Evaluations of Self and Others. - ERIC
Research has found that most people tend to rate themselves as above average on desirable skills or qualities and below average on undesirable qualities. Two factors have been found to influence this self-serving bias: (1) controllability or the perceived control one has over developing a trait; and (2) trait ambiguity in which a positive trait may be easily tailored to fit one's self-conception. In this study, 54 college students rated either themselves, a close friend, or an average college st...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aptitude Treatment Interaction; Attribution Theory; Egocentrism; Higher Education; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Congruence; Self Esteem; Social Cognition
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[texts]ERIC ED229078: Affective Responses of Community College Students to Self-Selected Criteria of Success. - ERIC
A study was conducted at the City Colleges of Chicago to investigate how individual expectations and self-selected criteria for success correlate with academic self-concept and course achievement. At the beginning and end of the fall semester, students enrolled in six basic mathematics classes completed questionnaires containing the Michigan State Self-Concept of Ability Scale, which asks students to compare their math ability with that of their friends, and the National Longitudinal Study of Ma...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Community Colleges; Evaluation Criteria; Mathematics Achievement; School Surveys; Self Concept; Self Concept Measures; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Success; Two Year College Students; Two Year Colleges
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[texts]ERIC ED267303: Toward a Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model of Social Behavior. - ERIC
This paper describes the Self-Evaluation Maintenance (SEM) model of social behavior which consists of three variables: the psychological closeness of another, the relative performance of that other, and the relevance of the performance dimension to one's self-definition. The SEM model is described as involving two processes, the reflection process and the comparison process. Relationships among the three variables are hypothesized, such as the raising of one's own self-evaluation by the good per...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Affective Behavior; Models; Performance; Self Concept; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Social Behavior
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